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Family Vs Ohana

 For those who know me in real life you may of heard me call people my Ohana. Ohana is the Hawaiin word for family. Because of the difficult childhood I had and the abuse that I did and still, to this day receive from my so call blood family, I say the following; "I have my blood family, and my Ohana".  To me, Ohana is a group of people who may or may not (depending on your situation) be related to you by blood. Ohana is there for you in the rough times. When you are struggling. They don't judge you, they help you whether it is finding you help or giving you money. Ohana sees you in your good times and your bad times. They laugh with you, they cry with you, they joke with you, and they empower you. If you are Ohana to me know that I love you with all my heart and that I would give you the shirt of my back or the last pound in my purse.  My blood family can have their moments but it always comes at a price. I do not mean cash price. They talk behind my back saying things l

Birthday and Positive Vibes

So this will be the last time I say anything about this. July 7th is my birthday. Less then two weeks away. Some people have been asking me what am I expecting from it and to be honest, the answer is nothing. Due to the family that I come from I expect no presents or cards. I have yet to hear from any of them that they want to get me something so I just decided you know what this year, I am not going to expect anything. This means, if what I think happens happens, I am not going to be broken hearted. To give you an idea of what my family is like on my birthday, one year I got woken up by my dad, I thought to wish me happy birthday. Oh how wrong I was, it is forever engraved on my brain what he said "Sorry X, I forgot it was your birthday and lost my money gambling". Really not what you want to hear on your birthday. Another occassion, I got woken up by my mum again, wishfully thinking she woke me up to say happy birthday, and oh was I wrong